GENERIC: MTA

Mass Transportation Authority in Flint has shut down their Rides to Wellness program after an employee tested positive for COVID-19.

MTA also said two other employees are being tested for the virus and are awaiting their results.

As a result, all Rides to Wellness staff are in quarantine.

Meals on Wheels will also have no meal delivery from March 27 to April 2. The driver who tested positive delivered meals on March 16 and March 17 and did not continue beyond those two days.

Board Coordinator Joshua Freeman said all seniors that use the Meals on Wheels program have eight days of meals as of right now. 

Meals on wheels is working with the Genesee County Health Department to be sure all recipients of these meals are safe. 

Other programs through the MTA including their fixed route and transit programs remain open.

MTA said they are deep cleaning their facilities.

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